Technology and Modernization Quotes
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I tell you, you’ve got to look both ways before you cross Main Street these days. Gets worse every year. – What’ll you have? (II.221)
Traffic on Main Street has been increasing, an unmistakable sign of the town’s increasing prosperity.
It certainly seems like being away three years you’d get out of touch with things. Maybe letters from Grover’s Corners wouldn’t be so interesting after a while. Grover’s Corners isn’t a very important place when you think of all New Hampshire; but I think it’s a very nice town (II.241).
Emily believes that if George leaves Grover’s Corners, he will become bored with news from home.
We’ve got a factory in our town too – hear it? Makes blankets. Cartwrights own it and it brung ‘em a fortune. (I.133)
The small town has only one factory operating within its perimeters.